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H. Pylori and the Autoimmune System with being Floxed

H. Pylori is a bacteria that lives in your gut and can cause a lot of autoimmune diseases in your body, as well as a number of GI issues when it makes its way into your stomach.

Symptoms of an infection caused by H. Pylori can include:

  • Decreased appetite

  • Belching

  • Bloating

  • Increased gum bleeding

  • Heartburn

  • Feeling as if you have a full stomach

  • Nausea

  • Bad taste in your mouth

  • Stomach pain

H. Pylori can be tested really easily through a stool sample. But what can cause H. Pylori infections?

Causes of H. Pylori Infections

There are a number of potential causes of an H. Pylori infection. They can include:

  • Biofilm growth of H. Pylori

  • Food sensitivity (including gluten, dairy, and eggs)

  • Low vitamin D

  • Concussions

  • High inflammation

  • Overactive, or high levels of A1c proteins

  • High insulin or glucose levels

  • Low white blood cell count